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The medicalization of early diagnosis not only hampers and discourages preventative health-care but it also trains the patient-to-be to function in the meantime as an acolyte to his doctor. He learns to depend on the physician in sickness and in health. He turns into a life-long patient.
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Ivan Illich Quotes

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The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and all of a sudden they've reached puberty, they believe that they like women. Actually, you're just horny. It doesn't mean you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten.
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Jules Feiffer Quotes

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Primitive tribes were certainly convinced that the spirit, having escaped from the body at death, retained a replica of its earthly tenement. They therefore used tattoo marks as a means of identification in the next world and a passport to future happiness.
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Ronald Scutt Quotes

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What is the meaning of human life, or of organic life altogether To answer this question at all implies a religion. Is there any sense then, you ask, in putting it I answer, the man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unfortunate but almost disqualified for life.
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Albert Einstein Quotes

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I didn't want to tell the tree or weed what it was. I wanted it to tell me something and through me express its meaning in nature.
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Wynn Bullock Quotes

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Forgiveness does not mean the cancellation of all consequences of wrong doing. It means the refusal on God's part to let our guilty past affect His relationship with us.
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If you're never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances.
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Julia Sorel Quotes

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The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter noses than ourselves, is not a pretty thing when you look into it.
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Joseph Conrad Quotes

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People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order so they'll have good voice boxes in case there's ever anything really meaningful to say.
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Kurt Vonnegut Quotes

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After I asked him what he meant, he replied that freedom consisted of the unimpeded right to get rich, to use his ability, no matter what the cost to others, to win advancement.
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Norman Thomas Quotes

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I am thankful for the taxes I pay because it means that I'm employed.
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Nancie J. Carmody Quotes

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Today, watching television often means fighting, violence and foul language - and that's just deciding who gets to hold the remote control.
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Donna Gephart Quotes

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We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
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Winston Churchill Quotes

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If God meant man to be in space, He wouldn't have given us stomach's!
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Unknown Author Quotes

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Some so speak in exaggerations and superlatives that we need to make a large discount from their statements before we can come at their real meaning.
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Tryon Edwards Quotes

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Freedom means choosing your burden.
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Hephzibah Menuhin Quotes

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No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
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Henry Adams Quotes

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What was once called the objective world is a sort of Rorschach ink blot, into which each culture, each system of science and religion, each type of personality, reads a meaning only remotely derived from the shape and color of the blot itself.
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Lewis Mumford Quotes

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The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.
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Louis D. Brandeis Quotes

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Meow is like aloha - it can mean anything.
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